The Forgotten Women of Wakefield

Forgotten Women Wake

FWW Blue Plaques in the Wakefield Boundary

Welcome to the Forgotten Women of Wakefield project. Led by Dream Time Creative, this grassroots project is working tirelessly to unearth stories of women erased from our city’s history and to celebrate their achievements in the form of ensuring Blue Plaque Parity and creative upskilling of the local community.

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​We are Proud to announce our new project,
“Am I not a Woman & a Sister”

Our Lady Catherine Play

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The Premiere of Clara

The pilot of Clara , a dramatisation based on the life of Clara Clarkson that has been created by the FWW project, premiered at two live screenings on International Women’s Day, 8th March 2020 at the Mechanics’ Theatre in Wakefield.

Clara won the “Best Short Film” catagory at The Hastings Film Festival. See the trailer here!

In the Spotlight

Announcing the Louisa Fennell Walking Trail. If you visit Wakefield city centre you may now see our canvases dotted around the city at key sites that Louisa painted.

Find out more about this exciting and culturally important project here.

Click the poster to visit our Dream Time Creative facebook event page to watch a live presentation to discover who Wakefield’s artist & painter, Louisa Fennell (1847-1930) was.

We will see Louisa’s paintings in situ at the map sites as she saw and painted her environment in our city so long ago.